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# Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 90° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 461.58 meters/second, 1661.7 kilometres/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.50 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.51 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.1"5.91 miWest0° 22' 34.4"25.85 miSouth26.52 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' South, Longitude: 66° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 445.55 meters/second, 1604.0 kilometres/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.0"996.53 miWest0° 10' 26.5"11.96 miSouth996.41 mi
24 hours11° 51' 49.3"814.52 miEast4° 00' 26.8"275.41 miSouth855.88 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon748 km465 miles404 nm S
LiberiaSat 12:00 Noon774 km481 miles418 nm NE
LeónSat 12:00 Noon836 km520 miles451 nm NNE
AlajuelaSat 12:00 Noon838 km520 miles452 nm NE
MasayaSat 12:00 Noon839 km521 miles453 nm NE
ManaguaSat 12:00 Noon844 km525 miles456 nm NNE
San JoseSat 12:00 Noon845 km525 miles456 nm ENE
San SalvadorSat 12:00 Noon886 km550 miles478 nm N
San MiguelSat 12:00 Noon888 km551 miles479 nm NNE
San VicenteSat 12:00 Noon888 km552 miles480 nm NNE